Modules and Suggested Topics

METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO READING
pre-reading skills
reading comprehension
reading strategies
digitalization and reading
modern approaches to literature

 READING AND NEW MEDIA
media literacy
the impact of the internet on reading habits – the media and (young) readers
media audience – from reader to author (citizen/participatory journalism)
print media in the digital age
media ethics and reader responsibility

READING AND LITERATURE
children’s literature and youth literature
reading contemporary literary works
crisis of the canon
dialectal literature
academic reading

READING AND NEUROLOGICAL PROCESSES
the brain and reading
digital media and changes in cognitive development
reading specificities (difficulties) – dyslexia, alexia, etc.
reading for blind and partially sighted individuals
reading and Alzeheimer’s

PSYCHOLOGY AND READING
therapeutic reading
the psychology of the modern reader
reading motivation
the influence of reading habits on development, e.g. imagination, curiousity, creativity, critical thinking, empathy, etc.
the psychology of reading – individual differences in reading – gender, age, social status, etc.

THE SOCIOCULTURAL ASPECTS OF READING
reading culture
the sociology of reading
reading and socialization / reading and alienation (reading escapism)
the role of city libraries in promoting reading
reading in pictures

RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY, PHILOSOPHY
the Bible and reading rituals (why read what’s already been read)
Christianity – church – book
the philosophy of reading and reading philosophy
narrative ethics
reading and ethical action (empathy, imagination, altruism, etc.)

 Please note: Presentations may be expanded to similar or related topics that fit into the concept of the conference.


Conference languages: Croatian and English


Skup će prema svojim pravilima bodovati Hrvatska psihološka komora te Hrvatska komora edukacijskih rehabilitatora.

Skup je prijavljen Agenciji za odgoj i obrazovanje, koja je dala pozitivno stručno mišljenje i uvrstila ga u Katalog stručnih skupova.

Important dates

by 15  September 2021 – submission of abstracts
1 October 2021 – notification of acceptance of abstracts
11 November 2021 - Conference
20 December 2021 – submission of final paper for publication in the Conference proceedings

Registration opens: 1 May 2021

CONTACT

E-mail: citanje2021@unicath.hr

Phone: + 385 (0) 1 3706 617

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